Best Motorcycle To Ride On a Date You’ve seen them. Svelte his and her versions of tailored motorcycle jackets, gloves, and helmets, locked in an embrace as they tour through the city. He’s got his hands on the handles and she’s locked around his waist. The two of them spirit through town with a devil …

5 Best Batteries for Harley Davidson Bikes Does your Harley have a weak battery? Stop me if you know this scenario. Sometimes the engine cranks just fine, but other times you only hear an annoying ‘click, click, click’ noise when you push the starter button. Love those days right. Of course, your first recourse is to …

2017 Top Touring Motorcycle Helmets Nothing beats the feeling of the wind and road whipping past you as you feel every ounce of horsepower charge through your bike. Nothing kills that adrenaline rush faster than an accident. Sure you’ve taken on board the idea of riding motorcycles either as a hobbyist or a functional mode …

Shift Women’s Envy Textile Jacket Review Shift Racing has a whole line of women specific riding gear that I had the privilege to review for Best Beginner Motorcycles. As an average body female rider, finding a jacket that fits me well is a task unto itself. I have larger hips and a short waist and …

River Road Ranger Harness Leather Boots   Boots are an integral part of the safety gear you should be wearing while on a motorcycle. I’ve heard too many horror stories of riders just wearing tennis shoes or (*cringe…*) ‘Flip Flops’ when they crash. Shoes like that give you no ankle support or abrasion protection which …

Portable Battery to Jump Start Your Motorcycle – GooLoo GP29 Review   If you’ve been riding for a while you’ve probably had the experience of walking out to your bike, putting in the key, and trying to start the bike and…. nothing happens. Dead battery! I’ve had that happen to me before, and it is …

Shoei X-14 Helmet Review   This is a review that has been a long time coming. I finally got the opportunity to test out Shoei’s top of the line helmet: The X-14. Are all the features worth the sticker price? Read on to find out! The difference between a race win and second-place finish can …

Shoei RF-1200 Full Face Helmet Review   Shoei is a name synonymous with quality helmets and for good reason: they make some of the best helmets out there; used by professional racers and everyday commuters alike. My first (and current) helmet was a Shoei TZ-R and it has served me well throughout my years of …

SHIFT Racing Womens Viper Leather Jacket This review was written by Jen of Juror2.com – Exceptionally Curious T-Shirts. If you like to see funny stick figures in compromising situations then go to her website an d buy some shirts! Ahhh spring! The time of year to sit back and reflect on how it’s time to …

Shift Women’s Racing Gloves Review   I believe the most important parts of our body is our hands. We use them for everything, driving, fixing things, writing, even opening a jar. We are constantly using our hands everyday, all day; so they should be protected, right? Shift has kindly asked me to review the Women’s …

SHIFT Racing – Torque Street Jeans Review   Many first time motorcyclists are stunned by the amount of gear they should be wearing if they want to protect against the variety of potential injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. The pavement is not very forgiving, and one of the most common traumas motorcyclists receive is …

SHIFT Racing Streetfighter Jacket Review I recently got the opportunity to test Shift’s Streetfighter jacket. It is a bit different than most jackets out in the market since it uses both textile material and leather to combine the best of both worlds. Leather and Textile I’ve worn my fair share of full textile jackets and …

Shift Mens Recon Pants Review   For years Shift has been making motorcycle gear that is not only safe, but also fashionable on or off the bike. Their Recon pants are the perfect example of something that provides a high degree of safety with a look that won’t leave you embarrassed walking into the grocery store. …

SHIFT Racing Fuel Street Shoe Review Motorcycle boots are a key component of protection while riding. They protect you against the wind, rain, hot exhaust and the pavement if you are unfortunate enough to crash. I’ve heard horror stories of riders tennis shoes flying off in a crash and then the rider grinds their feet …

Shift 2017 White Label Pro Gloves Review   It’s pretty rare that I get a piece of equipment that I get the opportunity to crash test, mainly because I try and avoid crashes whenever possible! Unfortunately in early December 2008 I had a 30mph get-off on the freeway. I was fully geared up at the …

Shift M1 Leather Jacket Review For a long time my only riding jacket was a First Gear Mesh jacket, and it held up pretty well in all weather conditions. After trying on my friends leather jacket and seeing how much more protection it offered, I decided I needed to get some leather of my own. …

Shift Airborne Motorcycle Jacket Review The summers in California can get pretty hot especially when you are riding a motorcycle. Some riders choose to ride around in shorts and a T-shirt instead of any protective motorcycle gear. Just a couple weeks ago a coworker of mine who regularly rides around in normal clothes crashed his …

Olympia Moto Sports MJ410 Jacket Review   The piece of gear I received for testing was the Moto Sports MJ410 Jacket. The first things I noticed when I took it out of the box were, “Wow this seems like a good quality jacket,” quickly followed by, “Wow, this is… bright!” Constructed in rugged Dupont Cordura® …

Viking Extra Large Motorcycle Tank Bag Review   When you own a motorcycle and use it for errands and around town transportation, often times need to carry things. Sometimes you can hold things in a jacket pocket, or maybe in your pants pocket, but usually you need something a bit larger. The first time a …

Viking Cycle Ironside Jacket Review, A great first jacket!   There are a few pieces of gear that every rider should include in their standard riding kit, even if they don’t use them every time. Those pieces include a helmet, gloves, boots, pants, and the focus of this particular review, a jacket.  There are several …

Xelement BXU6050 Mens Black Armored Leather Motorcycle Jacket Review   The following a a Motorcycle jacket review by the BBM user Sangria7. I am very new to the motorcycle riding community, and as a new rider it is very important for me to have good riding gear. Unfortunately, I have found that a lot of …

Olympia Moto Sports MJ222 Motorcycle Jacket Review   USER REVIEW BY TWOWHEELS I was looking for a jacket that would provide good protection and be comfortable from 80F down to 32F and hopefully waterproof. From this criteria I decided to look at 3/4 length jackets. The 3/4 length has a slight advantage in the colder …

Joe Rocket Ballistic 5.0 Gloves Review   The following a a Motorcycle jacket review by the BBM user Budd. Fall is upon us and those mesh gloves just aren’t cutting it in these cooler temperatures. I went out looking for gauntlet style glove that could offer me some warmth in these cooler fall months. The …

Tourmaster Cortech Sport Tail Bag Review Although I love my Chrome Messenger Bag, I found that sometimes I just don’t want something on my back when I am riding my motorcycle, especially if I am carrying something heavy or something that needs to be transported horizontally (like food!). I looked around for an inexpensive but …

Teiz Motorsports Lombard Suit Review In my experience there are two types of motorcycle riders. No, I am not talking about Harleys VS sport bikes, or even dirt bikes VS street bikes. What I am talking about is weekend warriors VS ‘Real’ motorcycle riders. The former likes to take out their bike when its between …

Joe Rocket GPX Gloves – Reviewed & Crash Tested   These Joe Rocket gloves are constructed of 1.0mm thick cowhide with extra leather and double stitching on the palm. In addition to that they have high density plastic positioned along the knuckles so if you crash you won’t be missing too much skin on the …

HJC IS-MAX II Modular Motorcycle Helmet Review   When it comes to helmet fit it is very important to make sure you get the right sized helmet for your noggin. It even goes a step further since different brands cater to different head types. Shoei might design their helmets to fit a more egg shaped …

Fog City Pro Shield Review   I really love my Shoei helmet, it is comfortable, has a removable liner, and I can switch out the face shields easily. The one thing that it gets a C grade on is vents! For some reason my helmet fogs up more than my friends helmets, even if they …

Firstgear HT Overpant – Crash Tested   When I first started riding I knew I definitely wanted a jacket, helmet, and some gloves, but I didn’t really think about pants or boots. Luckily I had an older, wiser friend recommend that I get some pants and boots as soon as possible. His rationale was if …

Firstgear Mesh-Tex Motorcycle Jacket Review   When I first got into riding it was summertime in California, and like most Californian summers it was VERY HOT! I couldn’t picture being cooped up in a leather jacket for the next few months, the thought just seemed way too suffocating. My riding mentor at the time recommended …